covetously


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Synonyms for covetously

with jealousy

in a greedy manner

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This is not because of the fate of the southern provinces of Ukraine, eyed covetously by Russia, but rather because Vladimir Putin's aggression may affect the security and price of Europe's energy supply over the winter months and beyond.
Seasoned ATMers did more than pause, they lingered covetously.
Instead, he negotiated for exclusive performing rights, which he frequently misrepresented and misquoted, and covetously safeguarded what he considered his personal property by meticulously collecting conducting scores and orchestral parts after each concert performance.
That was unsettling enough, but Yuletide's most disturbing sight by far is the BBC ad for the new series of The Voice, where the judges coo covetously over a singing newborn in a blinding white, sci-fi maternity ward.
Indeed, the Kingdom is the envy of the region, eyed covetously by contractors elsewhere," it underlined.
The coal-powered revolution had begun one hundred years previously, one hundred and fifty miles or so to the south, but in the valleys of what used to be the old Westmorland and Kendal baronies, those who owned the means of production covetously eyed the cascading water as an alternative and cheaper source of potential power, to run their machinery and turn their mill wheels.
While other fishermen would covetously hide their successful fly or keep secret when and where a hatch was on, Stolulonis openly divulged everything he knew to help inquiring anglers have a great day on the stream.
As a result, China can also look covetously towards the Saltoro Ridge.
Tunisia and Morocco were subjected to French rule, but scholars and statesmen looked covetously at Lebanon and Syria; an ambition that was achieved within the constraints of a League of Nations mandate after the First World War.
An internal rhyme on "deplie" and "blanchi" hints at the interdependence of these two verbs; we reach out eagerly, covetously even, only to find that what we are seeking has retreated beyond our grasp.
Then you may start eyeing local boulders covetously, wondering how you might move and stack them yourself.
For example, when a girl finishes her meal and though still hungry, does not covetously look to her mother's portion and shout 'imu
117), a parallel that is only verbal since it is now not in coin but in kind: "And by and by, / Covetously, / he supped hyt fayre up" (ll.
Or is she covetously clinging on to the honour of being our last Wimbledon champion?